29 Images Of Kiev In The Grip Of Chaos

At least 42 dead in Kiev on Thursday.

1. A fragile truce in Ukraine was broken on Thursday as clashes broke out again between police and anti-government protesters, leaving dozens of protesters and police dead.

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Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

Anti-government protesters pass on rocks to set up a new barricade in central Kiev.

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Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters

Protesters carry bags filled with stones to build barricades.

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Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters

A general view shows anti-government protesters building barricades around Independence Square during clashes with riot police in Kiev.

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Protesters prepare Molotov cocktails.

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A protester carries bags of food in Independence Square.

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A priest carries a shield in Independence Square.

9. This video captures the fighting in Independence Square.

10. This video shows what appears to be snipers picking off protesters.

11. This video shows snipers firing.

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Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

An injured man struggles to breathe as he is carried on a stretcher.

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Yannis Behrakis / Reuters
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David Mdzinarishvili / Reuters

A priest kneels in the lobby of the Hotel Ukraine near bodies of dead protesters.

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Activists and priests pay respects to protesters killed.

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Anti-government protesters lead riot police away at Independence Square.

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Konstantin Chernichkin / Reuters

A hall of the October Palace theatre is seen during clashes.

27. The covered body of a dead protester shot in the back.

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A protester waves the national flag from the top of a statue in Independence Square.

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